Creative headshot photography is one of the most important parts of your business portfolio. Whether you are self employed, a business owner, or an employee, a professional headshot is a crucial part of your portfolio. At Hayne Photographers we understand how important this is, and our creative headshot photography reflects this with high quality photography.
At Hayne Photography we think that keep your head shot current is critical for business professionals. We met the needs of our business professional clients by offering both a traditional business portraits as well as creative headshot photography. We love our clients to bring in samples of what they aspire their business headshot to be and then we put our own spin on it. We have multiple backgrounds and settings to meet the needs of our business professionals.
Creative Headshot Photography
Our studio is able to provide both indoor and outdoor headshot photography. If you aspire for a more natural background, our studio is located in a beautiful urban area. If you want a professional studio headshot, we also have a state of the art studio, with the newest photography equipment. Creative headshot photography is our specialty, we will ensure that you receive the best possible photographs that have the ability to reflect your personality in a powerful way.
Urban Ballerina Photography Session
We love doing unique photography. That’s why we decided to do an urban ballerina photography session.
Contact us today for more information on artistic photography.
We recently did a senior sessions with the girls in these images. Dance is a very important aspect of their life. We thought it would be fun to do an artistic shoot with them. We chose three different locations that each had their own unique look. A big part of getting great images is finding the perfect setting. Research the locations you want to use before each session. Our studio is very close to an urban downtown area. We are always finding new and creative spots there for our sessions.
Each girl brought an outfit that complimented the textures of each setting. We love it when we can pair beautiful outfits with the location. Their outfits also added in each girls’ unique personal flair. For one portrait our dancer wore a beautiful white ballet outfit. It stood out against the dark industrial background (image above).
For this portrait our dancer wore a bright red gown that complimented the faded brick wall.
For this portrait we wanted to add in a stunning background. The church was a perfect paring for the dancers outfit. It was exactly what we wanted for our artistic shoot.
In this portrait our ballerina wore a tutu that gave a lighthearted feel to the overall image.
Some tips for getting great pictures like these is to use good lighting. We used off camera flash and a deflector to bounce lighting onto the dancers. It really helped to make the portraits pop. Since we were working with dancers it was important to capture their beautiful posture. A great way to do that is with proper posing. You can read our guide here to learn more.
Are you interested in doing artistic photography portraits? Book your session with us today!
Condo Real Estate
Want to sell your home? Then take a look at our condo real estate photography!
To schedule your professional real estate pictures, contact us today.
How To Improve Your Real Estate Sales
In today’s current market, being able to sell your home or real estate can either be boosted or hindered by good photos. Good lighting techniques and proper shooting angles of the professional photography trade can instantly improve any listing. With realty properties they typically decrease in price in order to sell. With stellar pictures, you won’t have to settle for a lower asking price. The real estate market has seen a surge in homes selling for more than the asking price. Why? Because of the use of professional photography, rather than an amateur photographer. Professional home staging also improves the chances of your property being on the market for a shorter time. If you want to include home staging in your real estate, check out this helpful source.
Best Time For Realty Pictures
One of the things to consider when it comes to professional realty photography is the lighting. The best time for amazing lighting is mid morning until the afternoon. This condo is a wonderful example of utilizing the natural day light that was coming in through the windows. It added the photographic appeal that home buyers are looking for. The open hard wood floor plan allowed the light from the windows to bounce off of it and added extra lighting to the pictures. Making sure to know how to work the lighting with certain angles is very important and can make or break any image. The pictures below were taken using the panoramic method. It provides potential home buyers with a better idea of the layout of the space and showcases the natural lighting coming in from both sides of the property.
A technique that we use is called High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography. This method requires the blending of 7 images of various exposures. The result is an image with a broad range of tones enabling the viewer to see details in the highlights and shadows. Combining this technique with panoramic images where 4 HDR images are stitched together into one amazing image. Elevate your asking price by using these advanced techniques! Here are a few more images from our condo real estate shoot.
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Interested in learning more? Read about our commercial photography.
Our studio is often visited by many people in need for their military portraits. At Hayne Photographers we understand exactly the type of photography you need for your military photography. We have photographed many military clients over the years. As a client you can simply tell us whatever you need and we have the accommodations in studio to provide you exactly what you need for your military portraits.
Contact us today for more information for your headshot photo session.
When you schedule your appointment with us, we cater our sessions to your needs for military photography. You will also get the opportunity to view your photographs before you leave to ensure your satisfaction. If you are not happy with your headshots, we will retake them until they meet your requirements.
We have staff photographers that have served in the military so that they will be able to capture the perfect military portrait for. Our discounted military portrait session helps our service members achieve a great portrait at an affordable price.
Our studio is equipment with the right photography backgrounds and the right American flag to meet the military photo requirements.
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At the same headshot session, we can also capture additional headshots on various backgrounds. This gives our clients many options when choosing the right headshot.
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Leave your portraits in the hands of the professionals and let us create an outstanding military portrait for you. If you are looking for standard professional head shots, we can handle that for you too!
Business headshot photography is a crucial part as both an employee and business owner. At Hayne Photographers we understand that these photos are the face of your company and often the first impression. Our business headshot photography provides you with the best possible images for your portfolio. Some business, like Greg and Jessica, want more casual business portraits. They are health and lifestyle coaches. They felt that more relaxed photos would suit their business model best.
We always aim to please. We photograph all types of business portraits. Everything from causal to tradition business headshots. Each business has to decide what style of photography fits their brand best.
Here is a photo of Greg. This casual business portrait portrays, health, life and happiness. That was the goal for their photo session.
Contact us for more information regarding your business headshot photography needs.
Business Headshot Photography
If you are unsure about your photography session, simply ask us questions. If you aren’t sure what to wear, we can help. If you think you might need professional make-up, we have artists on call. Your business photography headshot should be easy, but also the best professional headshot you’ve ever received. We try to pay attention to all the fine details to make a complete, flawless portrait.
We ask our clients for any inspirational images. This helps us understand what our clients like or don’t like. This helps us save time on their photoshoot as well because we aren’t taking images that we know they won’t love.
Every headshot client views their images during their photosession. This way we ensure that we are capturing images that we know they are happy with.
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Here are a few of Greg and Jessica’s studio headshots.
Interested in learning more about our photography services? Read more about them here.
Headshot photography is used for many different professions. Professional headshots are needed to make you stand out in a crowded social media market. If you have a headshot that is photographed by a professional, it shows that you are serious about the position that you have or are looking for. Contact us today to let us create your perfect head shot.
Meet Nia. She was looking for someone that specialized in headshot photograhy. She is an actress that wanted images that would immediately capture the eye of directors.
When we are photographing headshots for actors like Nia, they have a goal for their final images. Actors tend to know what they want. They know the perception that they want to have in their photograph. They have a look that they know will capture the eye of the director. She knew that it was important to have the perfect headshot to land the perfect role.
Professional headshot photography plays and important role. Your headshot is the first impression. At a glance, if your photo doesn’t stand out, it may get overlooked. It may be the difference of getting the role, or not getting the role.
This can happen not only for actors but for any professional. When people are seeking someone to hire, your headshot will either draw them in, or tune them out. You want your headshot to say, I’m together, I’m confident…pick me.
How to Choose the Right Photographer for Your Headshot Photography
When choosing your photographer you should first view their portfolio. In viewing their online portfolio ensure that you like the style of their photography. If you have any inspirational photos or other headshots that you like, share them with the photographer.
At Hayne Photographers we welcome your inspirational images. We want you to have the final image that you are striving for. We also will coach you on posing to help achieve the most flattering posing and expression possible. We have multiple backgrounds and photographic lighting setups to choose from. When you choose us as your headshot photographer, we will tether to a computer during your session. This will allow you to view your images as we photograph you! This helps us learn quickly what you like and don’t like. This way we are not spending time photographing expressions and poses that you don’t like.
Our clients leave their headshot session happy with their results. They have viewed and chosen their perfect headshot before they have left the appointment. View more of our headshot portfolio here.
Here are a few more headshots from Nia’s photo session.
Are you looking for the perfect headshot? Contact us today and let us help you stand out in the market!
Are you looking for someone for your portrait photography? Do you just want to have some great photos taken? Contact us today!
When was the last time that you treated yourself to a fun photo session? Don’t wait any longer. Book your portrait session today!
Indoor Portrait Photography
When you find a portrait photographer that has an indoor studio, you can kick your portraits up a notch. Our photography studio is located in downtown Norfolk. To have an indoor and outdoor photography studio is great. Some of our clients want indoor portraits. Some want outdoor portraits. Some want both.
Meet Dillon. Dillon just graduated from college and is ready to take on the world. He was needing to update his portrait portfolio. He is entering a new world. Today you not only need great head shots, but great portraits for your social media networking.
When you have a variety of styles of portraits to chose from, it is even better.
At our studio we have a variety of backgrounds and professional lighting. Sometimes, we incorporate our real American flag into our portrait photography. Who doesn’t love a bit of patriotism?
Here are a few fun indoor portraits from Dillon’s photoshoot.
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Outdoor Portrait Photography
Our photography studio located in downtown Norfolk. We just step out of our office and into historic beauty. No matter the time of the year, our outdoor portrait photography always has an extra edge. That extra edge comes from gorgeous backgrounds and scenery of a historic area. When we were choosing our studio location, our outdoor area is as important as our indoor location.
Here are a few pictures of Dillon’s outdoor photography session.
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View more of our portrait photography on our gallery.
What are you waiting for? Contact us today to schedule your portrait session!
Are you an executive in need of executive headshots?
Has it been a while and you need to update your head shots? We would love to help! Read more about our professional headshot session.
Contact us today for more information.
Whether you are a CEO or real estate agent, artist or entrepreneur, executive headshots may be just what you need. The right professional headshot helps you stand out in a crowded market.
If you are job searching, networking, starting your business or running a business, a professional headshot will show you off as a professional.
When we are your headshot photographer we will coach you. We want to capture the exact head shot that you are looking for. We make sure that we work with you so that we get a genuine expression and flattering poses. If you are having executive headshots, your photos should be strong, but approachable. Your head shot can also portray confidence, experienced, warm and friendly.
Our headshot photographers will take a variety of images. We vary them in poses, composition and expression. After we finish photographing a series of images, we have our clients review them on a computer to ensure that we are capturing the exact look that they want.
When you arrive for your session we will speak to understand your professional persona. Before you arrive you should think of how you want to appear in the professional world.
We highly recommend professional makeup for your portrait session. The right makeup application will give your a polished and flawless appearance. At Hayne Photographers we offer professional make up services. Just let us know and we will schedule it for you.
Most business professionals use LinkedIn. If you would like us to resize your executive headshots to fit as your LinkedIn profile picture, just ask! We are happy to provide that for you.
Don’t wait any longer, schedule your executive headshots today!
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Professional Headshots Photographer
Are you looking to update your professional head shots? Are you struggling to find the right professional headshots photographer? We can help! Contact us today for more information on a head shot photography session. Click here to book now!
The Importance of Professional Head Shots
A professionally taken head shot, is important because it shows people that you are serious about your first impression. In a social media dominated world, most people “meet” us for the first time by our head shot. When you have a professional head shot it shows that you care about the way that you appear to others. You take yourself seriously. It shows that you are worth the investment of a great image of yourself. The bottom line is it creates a great first impression.
If your head shot is not a professional head shot, it doesn’t inspire confidence and that you don’t take your image seriously.
Most professionals are now on Linked In. They had a lot to say about the importance of a professional head shot.
If you are in a professional line of business, you need a professional head shot.
How to Prepare for Your Professional Headshots Session
Once you have booked your head shot photography session with our studio, it’s time to start planning. Your outfits are a key part of your finished headshot images. Professional head shots are just that…head shots. They generally are half body or head and shoulder photos. This means that there needs to be interest to draw the viewer in in a tightly photographed image. We recommend that you choose a few different combinations of colors. This will give you options when choosing your final images. Also it is important to think about accessories. In a tightly shot photograph accessories add interest to a professional headshot. It’s as simple as adding a necklace, earrings, scarf or pin. It can change an image from boring to interesting.
What to Expect at Your Professional Head Shot Appointment
We know that the perfect headshot is important to our clients. For that reason we offer, not only a great experience, but a few other perks. We offer hair and make up services through the best make up and hair artists in Virginia. If you choose to use their services, our office will schedule the hair and make up appointment on your behalf. Our professional hair and make up artists will meet you at your appointment at our studio. No more having to make multiple appointments at various locations. We are a one stop shop.
Our professional photographers will tether their cameras to our computers so that you can view your images during your photo session. This ensures that we are getting the “look” that you are trying to achieve. This creates excitement and relief for our clients. No more leaving your photo session wondering what your final images will look like. Our clients know what their images look like and are pleased before they ever leave the studio.
Would you like to learn more about our headshot sessions? View our online Headshot Magazine for more information.
Contact us today to book your session.
To view more of our professional head shot portfolio, view our gallery.
We love having band photography sessions. When you get to photograph a cool band like Rellen, it makes our job easy.
Our main goal for the band photography session was to capture a composite of the band. The description of a composite image is a photo that is a combination of multiple images. These images are then merged together into one single image. We photograph the elements of a composite image on a green screen. Then the individual images are extracted from the background in Photoshop. In conclusion you then layer in multiple elements and filters to create a somewhat surreal image.
This was the single image that was the result of their session.
How to Prepare for Your Band Photography Session
When we are preparing to photograph a band, or any composite, a lot of preparation must happen. Bands have already developed their “style” and are artists. In general, artists, have a look that they already have achieved, or are trying to achieve. Communication is key when planning for a band photography session. We must find out the style or the look the band wants to be labeled with. Once that is established we have to rule out what they don’t want. Next we have to agree on a theme for the image. Finally we have to create a background image.
The background image will determine the posing that must be captured to create the final image. Photography lighting and your camera angle must match the background perspective.
Before we photograph a composite image, we draw several sketches. This gives us options for posing. When the band arrives we will try a variety of poses, but only poses that will work in the composite that we are creating. This helps us think through what can truly work in a final image.
What Type of Client Uses Composite Images
We have a number of clients that are now choosing composite images. Bands, solo artists, families and some of our corporate clients now are wanting more from their photography. Some of our corporate clients are wanting to stand out in a crowded market. When we can create a unique composite image, it will help them do that. Companies that want to portray themselves in different setting is now possible through composite images. Families that want their images to be more unique then the “Jones”, it is a perfect option.
Are you looking for a photographer to create a unique composite image? Contact us today for more information.
Professional Head Shots
If you’re looking for professional head shots in Virginia and if you don’t want to have another boring business portrait. You’ve come to the right place! Contact us today for more information.
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Professional Head Shot Photography
Hayne Photographers offers high quality professional head shots and business portraits to all types of business professionals, executives, actors, models and small businesses.
Our services include both studio and on-location sessions for individuals as well as groups.
Our photographers are well skilled and have years of experience. They use state of the art camera equipment and studio lighting.
We have high standards for service and quality. We ensure that your finished images will represent you and your company.
We offer professional, commercial, consumer and corporate portraiture, as well as professional head shots photography and environmental portraits for businesses. We offer professional head shot sessions to actors, models, medical students and actresses.
You can come to our studio in downtown Norfolk or we bring the studio to you.
Getting Ready for Your Head Shot Session
Before heading in to the studio think about all of the things that make up your personal brand and what you want others to take away from a glance at your profile page. Jot down some key words and phrases and bring them to your shoot. Think about what exemplifies your personal brand to you. Are you a chef? An educator? A writer? Are there props that could help tell your story? Bring them along!
We can take a couple different shots—in different outfits—so you’ll have a series to choose from. You may want to tailor your profile picture based on the social media platform you’re using. Remember to have fun! A relaxed, comfortable subject naturally exudes confidence.
What to Wear to Your Head Shot Session
It’s important that your look matches the image you’re trying to convey. For your profession head shots, what you wear on a daily basis is a great place to start. Solid colors are always a good choice, as are tops with strong collars and necklines. Even though you’ll only be shot from the shoulders up, it’s important you’re pulled together from head to toe—you may want a shot or two that are pulled back a bit. Aim for clothes that complement your skin and eye tones.
What to Wear:
• Wear clothes that are comfortable and that make you look great
• Make sure your jacket and shirt fit you well. A poor fitting jacket or shirt will be obvious in the photos (especially around the neck)
• Clothes should be neatly pressed and should look new or like new
• Avoid busy patterns and large lines/stripes
What to Bring:
• Sample professional head shots to help communicate the look you want
Environmental Business Portraits
If you are looking for environmental portraits, we can take care of that for you.
Environmental business portraits capture working professionals in their everyday work environment, whether it be an office or a workshop. These portraits are a natural and creative way to show viewers who you are, what you do, and where you do it.
Green Screen Business Photography
Are you unsure of the background you want or maybe you need a background that you can’t quite achieve in the office setting? We can shoot your corporate portraits or professional head shots with a green screen background and replace the background with anything you’d like. We do this on a per image charge basis. Our green screen photography techniques are professional, and convincing. While it’s always best to shoot in the real setting, this is the next best option, and many times, much more practical in an office setting.
Professional Headshots and Your Business
Dubbed “the new handshake,” professional head shots are now the first introduction to you, your business and your personal brand—shouldn’t that intro be the best it can be? With 93% of HR professionals and recruiters tapping into LinkedIn to find quality candidates—plus 2 in 3 on Facebook and more than half utilizing Twitter—your professional head shots has countless applications in your professional life. Should your profile pic be the family vacation, the fun night out or—worse—the logo or abstract shot? Or should it be a powerful, compelling and confidence-building headshot that makes prospective clients, employers and partners want to click “Connect?”
Contact us today to learn more about our professional head shots session and environmental portraits.
Actor Head Shot Photographer
Are you an actor and looking for a head shot photographer to update your portfolio? Contact us today for more information.
Head Shot Photographer
We love being a professional head shot photographer. It brings a lot of different people into our photography world. We may photograph a CEO in one appointment, a model in our next appointment and an actor in the next photography appointment. It really keeps us on our toes.
As you can imagine from these photos, Kayla is not the CEO of a company. Though she is confident and poised and may pass as a CEO, she is an aspiring actor and is involved in musical theater. At such a young age she has so much talent.
When she arrived at her photography session for her head shots, we could tell immediately that she would be a delight to photograph. As you can see, the camera loves her and she loves the camera.
Even as a young teen it was important to hire a professional make up artist to give Kayla’s images the extra edge. We didn’t attempt to try to make her look older by adding make up, just polish her up and give her that flawless finish that everyone desires.
Kayla’s agency is based in LA. She is with IMTA. IMTA is an international talent and modeling agency. When we work with an agency creating a professional portfolio, we always get specifications from the agency first. Every agency has different outlines based on their needs.
If you are looking for a professional head shot photographer, contact us today.
We specialize in:
Real Estate Head Shots
Corporate Head Shots
Actor Head Shots
Musician Head Shots and More
If you liked these photos, view more of our commercial photography and professional head shots on our gallery.
Actor Headshot and Model Headshot Photographer
Are you looking to update our actor headshots or your model headshots? Contact us for more of our actor and model portfolio sessions.
Actor Headshot and Modeling Portfolio
We are a actor and model headshot photographer. For Marquis, he was in need of both. He was headed to Orlando, Florida for a Disney Casting Call. He was not only being looked at by Disney but many other agents. That required a little of both, acting head shots and a modeling portfolio.
When you go to a casting call, you get one shot to be in front of the decision makers. You want to make sure that you have great, professional acting head shots or a professional modeling portfolio, in your hand.
The opportunity may be a once in a lifetime chance, so having the right professional photographer is key.
Modeling and Acting Portfolio Photography Sessions
When you schedule an modeling or acting portfolio session with us, we will ask a series of questions. The main question is who are these images for? What type of role are your auditioning for? Do you need to look younger, older, or your age? What companies will you be sending your portfolio to?
All these questions are valid to ensure that we get the right results in our images. For Marquis, the acting portfolio was for Disney only. We needed to ensure that we had images that portrayed him looking like someone you might see on the Disney channel. Here are a few examples.
Keeping Marquis looking young was a mixture of choosing the right clothing, the right photographic lighting, and having a cheerful appearance.
Now for the contrast between Marquis’ acting and modeling portfolio photos. For these photos he wanted to look older, fit, handsome and marketable.
Here are a few more of our favorite photos from his acting and modeling portfolio session.
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If you are looking for an actor headshot or model headshot photographer, contact us today for more information regarding our services.
Corporate Headshot Photographer
Are you looking to update or just have new head shots done? Are you looking for a corporate headshot photographer? Contact us today for more information.
Updated Corporate Headshots
In these days and times, a lot of our clients find us on the internet. Once they find our website, they will often look at the “about me” area. If they are searching law firms, doctors offices, or financial advisers, there are generally multiple employees that work for that particular business. When they are searching they will click to try to make a connection to the owner or the employee. It is then that it is most important to have an updated headshot on your website. This is the first impression that our clients will receive of us. Old, poorly lit, or badly posed headshots could cost us that future client.
It is important that we all keep our headshots current. We don’t want to shock clients and not look like the photo they saw of us online.
At Hayne Photographers our headshot sessions are effective. We ensure that our clients are pleased before they ever leave their headshot session. At every appointment we tether our camera to our computer. That allows our clients to view their images as we are shooting them. That way we can ensure that we are meeting the vision of each of our clients. We also offer our clients a variety of backgrounds. We advise our clients that bringing a couple of different colors, maybe a change of ties, is a good idea. That way we can try both and see which look our client likes best.
Before our headshot clients leave our photography studio, they choose the images that that love. This method ensures that our clients are pleased and that we captured them as they want to be pursued in their images.
To learn more about our professional headshot sessions, read more here.
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Is it time for you to schedule your professional headshots? Contact us and we can get you scheduled today.
Are you looking to update your headshot? Maybe this is your first time needing a headshot photographer. Either way, contact us today and we can help!
Updating Your Commercial Head Shot
It is always important to keep your head shots updated and current. In a world where people are shopping on line and a world where we are immersed in social media, having a up to date head shot is critical. When you are a business professional, your head shot is the first impression for your future clients. We are in a world where most people shop online first before they hire you. Your head shot could possibly make or break a deal.
In order to get the best head shot, you want to make sure that you hire a professional headshot photographer. We are professional headshot photographers.
When you choose us to be your photographer we ensure that we will create the proper background, lighting and editing of images that will help you stand out in your market.
Steps to Create Your Best Commercial Head Shot
There are multiple steps that we go through when your hire us as your headshot photographer.
Step 1: We ask a series of questions to ensure that we have the same vision:
1. What industry are you in?
2. Are you looking for formal or casual headshots?
3. Would you like for us to photograph your headshots in our studio or at your place of business?
4. Will these be traditional headshots or environmental headshots?
Step 2: We give direction on what to wear or what not to wear for your commercial head shots
Step 3: We offer hair and make up services by the best artists in our area
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As a business portrait photographer, we can also take care of your group photos for your company. Here is an example of a group business portrait.
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View more of our commercial portfolio here.
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